South Dakota gubernatorial election, 1998

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South Dakota Gubernatorial, 1998
South Dakota
1994 ←
November 3, 1998
→ 2002

  Janklow.jpg
Nominee Bill Janklow Bernie Hunhoff
Party Republican Democratic
Running mate Carole Hillard Elsie Meeks
Popular vote 166,621 85,473
Percentage 64.04% 32.85%

Governor before election

Bill Janklow
Republican

Elected Governor

Bill Janklow
Republican

The 1998 South Dakota gubernatorial election took place on November 3, 1998 to elect a Governor of South Dakota. Republican incumbent Bill Janklow was re-elected, defeating Democratic nominee Bernie Hunhoff.

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

South Dakota gubernatorial election, 1998[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Republican Bill Janklow (inc.) 166,621 64.04% +8.68%
Democratic Bernie Hunhoff 85,473 32.85% -7.67%
Libertarian Bob Newland 4,389 1.69% -2.43%
Independent Ronald Wieczorek 3,704 1.42%
Majority 81,148 31.19% +16.35%
Turnout 260,187
Republican hold Swing

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